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Ways to Make Your DUI Case Better

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Driving under the influence (DUI) in the State of Florida is a serious crime. Did you get charged for a DUI for the first time? If that is the case, it is critical to comprehend that you have a lot at stake. Depending on what you choose to do, it can greatly affect the… Read More »

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Why You Should Hire an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

If you have been arrested and are facing criminal charges, it is necessary to consider hiring a criminal defense attorney to represent you. In life stuff happens and we often end up in undesirable situations. People usually fail to take into consideration that if found guilty, depending on the seriousness of the crime, they… Read More »

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DUI Manslaughter

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) resulting in manslaughter is a serious crime in Florida. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 30 people are killed in drunk driving crashes every day; more than 10,000 people are killed annually. Enraged family members of victims often ask for the maximum number of years,… Read More »

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What is Entrapment?

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

If you were arrested during a sting operation or by an undercover law enforcement officer, it is important that you get in touch with an experienced criminal defense attorney to ensure that your rights are protected. Undercover law enforcement operations sometimes cross the line that separates lawful and unlawful police behavior. Entrapment—using coercion, force,… Read More »

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Defense of Crimes: Necessity or Duress

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Sometimes a defendant knows that the act they committed although normally a crime is justified because of necessity or duress. A “crime of necessity” occurs when an individual commits an unlawful act in response to an emergency, or other situation where theirs or another’s life was at stake. For example, a woman fleeing a… Read More »

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300 Families Say Child Services Wrongly Accused Them of Abuse and Unjustly Stole Their Kids

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Robby Soave | 12.5.2019 1:30 PM A mother from Michigan lost custody of her children after a pediatrician decided that red splotches on her 6-week-old’s skin were signs of deliberate physical abuse. Another mother, from Washington state, was separated from her children for more than a year because a child abuse specialist said she… Read More »

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Adoptions in Florida

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

What Is Adoption? Adoption is a fairly common topic these days. Most of us know someone who plans to adopt a child, or has already gone through the adoption process. It all seems very straight forward from the outside, but in reality, there are many details and processes that need to be completed for… Read More »

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First Time Offenders in Florida

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

We all make mistakes at one time or another in our lives. Nowadays minor situations can quickly get out of control, even those with no criminal records may find themselves being read their Miranda Rights by the police. Someone that has never been arrested or charged with a crime before may be very frightened… Read More »

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White Collar Crimes in Florida

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

What Is White Collar Crime? When you hear the phrase “white collar crime” it may sound a little strange. What does this mean? Is it a fancier version of crime? Does it only apply to crimes of a certain dollar value, or committed by a certain person? The term was first used in 1939,… Read More »

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Misdemeanors and Felonies in Florida

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When someone is charged with a crime, it will be categorized as a felony or a misdemeanor. Each state has its own laws regarding the two, with different classifications, requirements, and thresholds. What may count as a misdemeanor in one state could earn you a felony conviction in another. A felony is the more… Read More »

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